Vinyl Review: Waylon Jennings, Honky Tonk Heroes

If the phoney, caricature twang and shellac’d gloss of bands like Rascal Flatts is everything I hate about country music then Waylon Jennings sits firmly on the opposite end of the spectrum… with a cigarette hanging from his mouth. As a kid I hated country music. My dad was a country music fanatic (he hated pop-country too, […]

One Man’s History of Web Design: Episode I

In 1990 I commandeered my parents Hi-8 Video Camera and created a “media empire” in my bedroom with my best friend Joe. We built a television show set out of old furniture in my basement — we hung Christmas lights everywhere, covered unfinished walls in Batman bedsheets and used shipping palettes as a riser. We named our […]